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Lakers' D'Angelo Russell to miss at least one game with knee injury

OC Register (By BILL ORAM) — EL SEGUNDO – D’Angelo Russell will miss at least one game after suffering a nasty fall in Friday’s win against the Indiana Pacers.Russell did not travel with the Lakers for Sunday’s road game...
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Oram: Lakers' Brandon Ingram has earned the right to start

OC Register (By BILL ORAM) — LOS ANGELES – Early in the season, when Luke Walton decided to start rookie Brandon Ingram at point guard, it was to test him. When he challenged Ingram to defend another team’s All-Star, it was...
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D'Angelo Russell's injury overshadows Lakers' 108-96 win over Pacers

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – An injury to D’Angelo Russell overshadowed everything else in the Lakers’ 108-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, even if the result snapped their five-game losing...
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Lakers' Luke Walton believes young roster has All-Star potential

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook might have been caught off guard, but there was no surprise in none of the Lakers being named starters for next month’s NBA All-Star Game in New...
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Lakers' D'Angelo Russell leaves Pacers game with mild MCL sprain in right knee

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell suffered what the team called a mild MCL sprain in his right knee before leaving early in Friday’s game against the Indiana Pacers at Staples Center.The...
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Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. to return Sunday vs. Mavericks on minutes restriction

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The smile on Larry Nance Jr.’s face gave away his feelings. The Lakers reserve forward had just received medical clearance for a full practice on Saturday and to play limited minutes...
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Lakers' Brandon Ingram credits improved shooting to consistent work habits

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — EL SEGUNDO – Brandon Ingram has identified the problem, and he’s addressing it.Battling shooting slumps throughout his rookie season, the 19-year-old forward added extra shooting sessions before...
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Lakers podcast: Is D'Angelo Russell making enough progress?

OC Register (STAFF) — When you're the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, you can't avoid high expectations. As he enters the midpoint of his second season, is Los Angeles guard D'Angelo Russell where the organization...
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Magic Johnson vows to stay patient as young Lakers endure growing pains

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The smile was unmistakably Magic Johnson and evoked his excitement at watching a young Lakers team grow. Moments later, Johnson shook his head incredulously over the inexperienced...
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Oram: Lakers coach Luke Walton draws a line in the sand

OC Register (By BILL ORAM) — LOS ANGELES – It took 36 ugly minutes, plus many a long December and January night, but the Lakers rediscovered the grit, joy and effort that made them such unlikely contenders for a playoff spot...
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Final: Lakers show good, bad and ugly in 127-121 loss to Nuggets

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – When they weren’t inspiring with the way they sliced into a sizable deficit, they were frustrating with the way they allowed Denver to score at will. The Lakers’ 127-121 loss to the...
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Why Lakers' Luke Walton has not considered changing his starting lineup

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The starting lineup has fluctuated nearly every three games the Lakers have played.It happened again when Lakers forward Luol Deng missed Tuesday’s game against Denver because of a...
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Lakers coach Luke Walton skeptical Larry Nance Jr. will return this week

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — EL SEGUNDO - Depending on who you ask, the story changes.Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. boasted he has spent his recent one-on-one sessions dominating rookie center Ivica Zubac. Zubac contended he...
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Lakers hope added practice time this week can address defensive deficiencies

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – As he has guided his young team with a reassuring touch and honest feedback, Lakers coach Luke Walton has instructed those players to adopt a consistent routine. That way, developing...
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Oram: D'Angelo Russell's inconsistency frustrating for Lakers

OC Register (By BILL ORAM) — It sure is hard to know which D’Angelo Russell is going to show up for the Lakers on a given night.On Sunday, it was the efficient, probing D’Angelo Russell who scored 14 points in the first half...
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Lakers' Ivica Zubac absorbing plenty of trash talk from D-League players

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – With a stoic expression on his face, Lakers rookie center Ivica Zubac sat by his locker. He expressed what his body language suggested he felt.“I’m tired,” Zubac said before the...
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Final: Lakers' improved energy not enough in 102-97 loss to Pistons

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The debilitating losses in recent days did not just expose the Lakers’ inferiority against the NBA’s elite. It also sapped the joy out of a season centered more on if the Lakers’...
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Lakers offer mixed reviews on D'Angelo Russell's recent shooting struggles

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – After handling his star point guard with a nurturing touch, Lakers coach Luke Walton recently has shifted his approach toward D’Angelo Russell.Once the Lakers’ 113-97 loss to the...
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Lakers’ Larry Nance Jr. meets former NFL quarterback David Garrard; share stories about Crohn’s Disease

OC Register (MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The stress overwhelmed Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. The reasons had nothing to do with preparing for a game or continuing his rehab on his injured left knee. It had everything to...
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Whicker: Lakers not as close to being a playoff contender as it appeared in November

OC Register (By MARK WHICKER) — LOS ANGELES – And so the Lakers have discoverd the tunnel at the end of the light.On the final day of November they beat Chicago and raised their record to 10-10. It was time for playoff dreams....
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Blog Articles

Bellator goes after free agents as it digs in as alternative to UFC

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Lance Pugmire) — The sale of the UFC last year for $4 billion to Beverly Hills talent agency WME-IMG has been followed by some financial belt-tightening that has trimmed executives and left fighters more...
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UCLA gets a hard gut check against Arizona

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Plaschke) — Sure, it was a wakeup call, except the phone reached over and punched them in the gut. Yeah, it was a teaching moment, except it ended with them curled up under a blackboard and spitting out...
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Mexico's president will be among the first foreign leaders to meet with Trump this month

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kate Linthicum, Patrick J. McDonnell) — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spoke to President Trump by phone Saturday morning to congratulate him on his inauguration and set the tone for upcoming talks between the two countries. ...
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A history of political protest: A look at some of the nation's notable demonstrations

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mark Z. Barabak) — Like a great pink-capped wave, rolling from one edge of the country to the other, more than a million protesters marched through the streets of America on Saturday in an unprecedented show of...
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Diversity, talent on the rise in U.S. women's soccer

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Baxter) — Growing up in a bedroom community across the East River from Manhattan, Crystal Dunn was often the only African American on her school and club soccer teams. Casey Short, who was raised two...
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Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram beefs up his stats with improved play

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mike DiGiovanna, Lindsey Thiry) — Brandon Ingram is 19, and he still needs to add muscle to his wiry 6-foot-9, 190-pound frame, but the rookie forward and second overall pick in last year’s draft is beginning to show he...
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Bras hung from trees outside the Women's March, and other forms of feminine protest

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Meredith Woerner) — Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump,...
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'With every drop of blood and every tear': The artists who took to the streets for Women's March Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Carolina A. Miranda) — Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 21, 2017, 5:10 p.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump,...
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Trump boasts and attacks the media in solemn CIA setting

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Noah Bierman, Brian Bennett) — President Trump traveled to CIA headquarters Saturday to make peace. But as he spoke in front of a wall with 117 stars marking spies who died while serving, Trump quickly shifted back to...
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UCLA scientists mark Trump's inauguration with plan to protect climate change data

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Amina Khan) — On a rainy Inauguration Day morning, dozens of students, archivists, librarians, professors and other concerned citizens gathered in a UCLA classroom, poring over the Department of Energy...
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NFL report: Chargers hire Gus Bradley as defensive coordinator

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Staff and wire reports) — Gus Bradley began working before he was hired, meeting with  Chargers  defensive coaches and discussing in-depth concepts at the team’s now-temporary practice facility in San Diego. That was...
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Abraham Lincoln was at the women's march in Washington. See who else was there

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 21, 2017, 4:34 p.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump,...
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Gloria Steinem on Women's March participants: 'I think I just had to wait for some of my friends to be born'

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Meredith Woerner) — Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 21, 2017, 4:34 p.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump,...
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Suspect secondaries will try to avoid being shredded in NFC championship game

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sam Farmer) — Every surgeon needs a patient, and the same goes for surgically precise quarterbacks. The operating room Sunday will be the Georgia Dome, and — with Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers and Atlanta’s...
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Man shot before alt-right journalist Milo Yiannopoulos' speaking event is in critical condition

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Rick Anderson) — Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ divisive speaking tour, provoking shouting matches and fistfights among college-age fans and foes, has now degenerated to the level of gunfire. A man...
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After a 20-minute respite from the drought, USC hopes its shooting woes are gone for good

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Zach Helfand) — USC guard Elijah Stewart hopped on one foot and leaned back like a baseball player willing his hit to stay fair. By the time his shot arced toward the rim, Stewart, a junior, had gone two...
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Culture and Trump: Los Angeles artists speak out on why they joined the march for women

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Carolina A. Miranda) — They began to gather just after 7 a.m. Saturday at the Good Luck Gallery, a small art space on Chung King Road in Los Angeles’ Chinatown. Owner Paige Wery, who showcases the work of outsider...
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Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid sex-abuse accuser $1.7 million to stay quiet. Now he wants the money back

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Christy Gutowski) — Imprisoned former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert has asked a judge to not only reject a sexual abuse victim's breach-of-contract lawsuit, but also to make the man pay back $1.7 million in...
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London women gathered at Trafalgar Square

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Christina Boyle) — Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 21, 2017, 3:36 p.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump,...
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Trump's first visit from a foreign leader will be Britain's Theresa May

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Michael A. Memoli) — Updates on the inauguration of President Trump Jan. 21, 2017, 3:31 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address...
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